Section for the Family

  • With families for families
    On Thursday, June 22nd, Msgr. Carlos Simon received Mother Jana Zawieja, Superior General of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, in the Dicastery’s family and life section. Founded in 1875 by Mother Mary of Jesus the Good Shepherd (born Frances Siedliska), the …
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  • Super Dads
    L’iniziativa Unicef per celebrare la paternità all’interno della campagna #EarlyMomentsMatter “Super Dads” is an initiative that has been created to celebrate fathers and stress the importance of love, play, protection and good nutrition for the child’s healthy mental development. UNICEF launched …
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  • The joy of being a family: The preparatory meeting for the national delegates of family ministry in Dublin
    Dublin, 1-2 June: Preparatory meeting for the WMOF In Dublin, the session for the national delegates of family ministry, in view of the upcoming World Meeting of Families (August 21-26, 2018), is in full swing with the participation of over 110 delegates, representing more than fifty countries. …
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  • The Holy Father has appointed Rev. Father Alexandre Awi Mello I. Sch., Secretary of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life
    The Holy Father has appointed Rev. Father Alexandre Awi Mello I. Sch.,  Secretary of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life. Rev. Father Padre Alexandre Awi Mello, I. Sch. Rev. Father Alexandre Awi Mello, I. Sch., was born on January 17, 1971, in Rio de Janeiro. He was ordained a priest on 7 July …
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  • I prayed before that wall because there was Jesus there
    Ad Limina Visit of the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Albania “I prayed before that wall because Jesus was there.”—These are the words of an elderly Albanian man, quoted by Don Simon Kulli, Diocesan Administrator of Sapë, during the Ad Limina Visit of the Albanian Bishops as the Dicastery …
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  • The WYD in Central America: A Great Opportunity
    On Wednesday, 24 May, we had the joy of receiving thirteen Bishops from Guatemala for their Ad Limina Visit. In an atmosphere of fraternity, the Bishops told us of their joys and their hopes regarding the pastoral care of the family, the laity, and life. They spoke about the good organization of …
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  • On 1 and 2 June in Dublin, a meeting of delegates from around the world
    Preparations are actively being made for the World Meeting of Families that will take place in 2018, in Dublin. On 1 and 2 June, the delegates will arrive in the Irish capital and be welcomed by Msgr. Diarmuid Martin, Dublin’s Archbishop and President of the World Meeting. After the introduction by …
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  • European Families Celebrating
    On 1 June, FAFCE celebrates its 20th anniversary with Pope Francis FAFCE, the European Federation of Catholic Family Associations, will celebrate its anniversary in Rome on June 1st, the International Day of Parents, by meeting Pope Francis. This was announced in a press release of the Association, …
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  • Registration for the courses offered at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute opens on June 1st
    “Deepening the knowledge of the truth about marriage and the family, in the light of faith and with the help of the different human sciences, and preparing priests, religious, and laypeople to render an increasingly qualified academic and pastoral service” has always been the Mission of the …
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  • The family is still a fundamental value in Peru
    Ad Limina Visit of Peru’s Bishops “Thanks to God, the value of the family, founded on the marriage between a man and a woman, continues to be a very important value for most Peruvians.” With these words, Msgr. Eguren Anselmi, Archbishop of Piura and head of the Committee for the Family of the …
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